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  • verb Present participle of overhang.


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  • Baby in overhanging cage, London, 1934 1934 photo of a baby in a wooden and wire cage hanging out of a window a few stories up.

    Boing Boing

  • Wingnutty windbags like Limbaugh, are acting like Damacles sword overhanging the policy makers, offering precious little in the form of advice, except spewing vitriol.

    CNN Poll: Optimism on economy fading

  • The cliffs in the bends were often slightly overhanging, that is, the brink was outside of a perpendicular line, but the opposite side would then generally be very much cut down, usually to irregular, rounded slopes of smooth rock.

    A Canyon Voyage The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872

  • I have described as overhanging Eucalyptus, and there I halted to wait for the funeral, while Captain Bill went on to the Necropolis to make sure that the grave was ready and all arrangements complete.

    Wandering Heath

  • In other areas methods similar to those employed for wet land cultivation of taro (Colocasia) are used, but great attention is paid to mulching, and shading (if possible natural shade, such as overhanging trees, bushes, etc) is provided until the plants are 1-2 m high.

    Chapter 29

  • The canyon widened as we proceeded; and hundreds of points that invited inspection, such as overhanging shelves of rock, dark fissures, caverns and ruins had to be passed by, for lack of time.

    The Last of the Plainsmen

  • •Move attractive rodent habitat, such as overhanging trees and firewood piles, away from structures.

    Fore, right!

  • •Move attractive rodent habitat, such as overhanging trees and firewood piles, away from structures.

    Fore, right!

  • A way to improve the accuracy would be to consider parallax, by adding in some trig calculations to the program, and then have multiple cameras in different places, using those calculations to allow "overhanging" bits of the model to be picked up. News

  • • Next, he’ll head up to the roof to inspect the chimney and flashing and look for potential problems, such as overhanging tree limbs.

    Tip of the day: How to buy firewood


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